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"First edition. September 1906. Reprintd, October 1906."
"The Lectures on modern history were delivered by Lord Acton in his ordinary course as professor in the academical years 1899-1900 and 1900-01. The inaugural lecture on the study of history, here reprinted, was delivered on June 11, 1895."--Pref